27th April

…‘King George’ which is usually out with the Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ beside it. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ & Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ now full out. Malus ‘Jelly King’…

24th May

George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Staphylea holocarpa ‘Innocence’ with numerous clusters of bladder nuts. This small tree or shrub has never produced…

15th April

…its glory. Rhododendron suoilenhense First flower out early on Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Michelia maudiae ‘Touch of Pink’ just opening. It is only a ‘touch’ at…

29th December

…in tight bud. Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ Rhododendron ‘Winter Intruder’ 2016 – CHW Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ is now full out in the sun. George’s ashes were scattered underneath the…

10th April

…(in the hot sun this week) and high up on Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’. Four to six weeks early I think. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Gorgeously scented flowers on a…

8th April

…‘Silver King’ leafing up nicely. The silver variegation is irregular. Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Quercus monimotricha which Asia has cleverly grown from cuttings. Drooping silvery new…

29th April

…breakfasting. Isla Rose Rhododendron aberconwayi full out. Rhododendron aberconwayi Rhododendron aberconwayi Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ just appearing. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Magnolia ‘Hot Flush’ earning its name. Magnolia ‘Hot Flush’…

14th April

…out on Rhododendron davidsonianum in various colours. Rhododendron davidsonianum Rhododendron davidsonianum First flowers out on Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ The best camellia in the garden today…

5th May

…of the two huge clumps of Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’. You have a job to see the best of the crowns. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ An…

1st May

…loderi ‘King George’ where it is virtually impossible to get a picture of the whole thing in flower without a drone. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron…